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Bruins sign backup G Gustavsson to 1-year, $700,000 contract

Monday, October 5, 2015

The Boston Bruins signed backup goalier Jonas Gustavsson to a one-year, $700,000 deal Sunday. The former Red Wings and Maple Leafs goalie is expected to back up Tuukka Rask. Gustavsson, 30, has appeared in 148 NHL games, posting a 60-55-21 record with a 2.89 goals against average and .901 save percentage. He represented Sweden in the 2014 Olympics and won a silver medal. Rask played 70 games last season, and …

Bruins lose to Capitals in final preseason game

Saturday, October 3, 2015

T.J. Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored in a shootout to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the Bruins on Friday night in Boston’s preseason finale. Alex Ovechkin tied it for Washington with 2:34 left in regulation. Philip Grubauer made six saves for the Capitals in the first period, and Braden Holtby stopped 23 shots the rest of the way. Loui Eriksson …

Bruins defenseman Chara back on skates; Seidenberg still recovering

Friday, October 2, 2015

BOSTON – Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara is already in midseason form when it comes to talking – or not talking – about injuries. The Bruins’ captain returned to the ice this week after sustaining an undisclosed upper body injury in a Sept. 24 exhibition game against the New York Rangers. But he’s …

Bruins fall to Rangers, 3-2, in preseason game

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Henrik Lundqvist made 39 saves and Viktor Stalberg, J.T. Miller and Rick Nash scored to help the New York Rangers beat the Boston Bruins, 3-2, on Wednesday night in exhibition action. Stalberg and Miller scored late in the second period, and Nash connected on a power play at …

Red Wings hand Bruins first loss of preseason

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Thomas Jurco had a goal and an assist, leading the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-1 victory over the Bruins, Boston’s first loss of the preseason. Drew Miller and Andreas Athanasiou also scored for Detroit. Jimmy Howard made 31 saves. Loui Eriksson’s power-play goal with 51 seconds left …

Krug’s OT goal lifts Bruins over Red Wings

Saturday, September 26, 2015

DETROIT – Torey Krug scored on a power play 1:58 into overtime to lift the Boston Bruins past the Detroit Red Wings in a preseason game on Saturday night. David Krejci scored twice in a span of 2:18 to give the Bruins a 2-0 lead, and Brian Ferlin …

Marchand lifts Bruins over Rangers in shootout

Friday, September 25, 2015

Brad Marchand scored in the sixth round of the shootout to give the Boston Bruins a 4-3 home victory over the New York Rangers in exhibition play Thursday night. Ryan Spooner and Frank Vatrano also had shootout goals. …

Bruins top Caps in OT in preseason action

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

David Pastrnak scored twice, including the game-winner in overtime as the Boston Bruins beat the Washington Capitals, 2-1, in a preseason game Tuesday night. Malcolm Subban, brother of Montreal defensemen P.K. Subban, made 17 saves in nearly 30 minutes. Zane McIntyre allowed Nate Schmidt’s goal while facing 10 …

Irwin scores twice in Boston debut as B’s win preseason opener

Monday, September 21, 2015

Defenseman Matt Irwin, who had eight goals in 53 games for the San Jose Sharks last season, scored twice on the power play in his Bruins debut as Boston won its preseason opener on Sunday, 2-0 over the New Jersey Devils. Jonas Gustavsson, with the Bruins on a …

New players, system highlight Bruins’ first day of camp

Saturday, September 19, 2015

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins missed the Stanley Cup playoffs last season for the first time in eight years largely because of their inability to score – they ranked 22nd in the NHL with 2.55 goals per game. …

Sabres to host Bruins, Devils in prospects tournament

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The Buffalo Sabres will host the Boston Bruins and New Jersey Devils in a pre-training camp prospects tournament, which they hope to turn into an annual event. Each teams’ prospects will play two games during a tournament that will run from Sept. 12-14, the Sabres announced Tuesday. Games …

Winter Classic to bring Bruins, Canadiens to home of Pats

Thursday, July 30, 2015

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The Winter Classic is coming to the home of the New England Patriots. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman joined officials from the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday to say the Original Six rivals would …

Bruins hold developmental camp for draft picks

Friday, July 17, 2015

WIMINGTON, Mass. – Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney has had a busy rookie offseason since taking over for the fired Peter Chiarelli in May. Sweeney traded defenseman Dougie Hamilton and Milan Lucic mostly for draft picks, selected 10 players at the NHL Draft last month and then …

Milan Lucic was surprised, thrilled to land with L.A. Kings

Monday, July 13, 2015

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Milan Lucic understood that anything could happen with the Boston Bruins after they missed the playoffs and hired a new general manager. Being traded to the Los Angeles Kings was one outcome that the …

Bruins sign new deals with Hayes, Connolly, DeFazio

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Bruins sign new deals for Hayes, Connolly, DeFazio BOSTON – Forward Jimmy Hayes’s new deal with the Boston Bruins will pay him $2.3 million a year for three years. The Bruins also signed forward Brett Connolly to a one-year contract with a cap figure of $1,025,000. Forward Brandon …